Research

How 3-D modeling helped U geologists teach during COVID-19

Hands-on geology outreach continued during the hands-off pandemic.


U professor to sail on expedition sampling the rocks of the seafloor

Expedition will help answer questions about the opening of the North Atlantic Ocean basin.


New director announced for NEXUS

Lori Kowaleski-Jones will lead the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences’ interdisciplinary research institute.


3-D printed replicas reveal swimming capabilities of ancient cephalopods

Experiments in water tanks, including a U pool, suggest the ancient animals lived a vertical marine lifestyle.


Harmful algal blooms in Utah

Learn about the phenomenon and how to stay safe.


U to test if video games can relieve late-life depression

The clinical trial is supported by a $7.5M grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.


Fungi that live in the gut influence health and disease

Vaccines that balance gut microbial communities may one day be used to improve gastrointestinal health.


mRNA vaccines slash risk of COVID-19 infection by 91% in fully vaccinated people

Illness is significantly milder in rare “breakthrough” cases of the disease.


The U is ‘Bee Campus USA’

The designation was awarded by the Xerces Society for the U’s work in pollinator conservation.


How air pollution changed during COVID-19 in Park City

Air pollution dropped more in commercial than residential areas, and residential emissions rebounded faster following reopening.